Melvindale, MI (City Center)




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About Melvindale, MI (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Melvindale is $67,996, which is less expensive than 80.4% of Michigan neighborhoods and 80.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Melvindale City Center is currently $980, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 41.7% of Michigan neighborhoods.

Melvindale City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Melvindale, Michigan.

Real estate in the City Center of Melvindale, MI is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in Melvindale City Center are 7.0%, which is lower than one will find in 62.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Melvindale City Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Melvindale, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Melvindale City Center neighborhood has more Arab and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 1.2% have Lebanese ancestry.

Melvindale City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Urdu, which is the national language of Pakistan, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Melvindale are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 79.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 47.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 88.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Melvindale City Center neighborhood, 31.5% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 28.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (26.5%), and 13.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the City Center neighborhood in Melvindale, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (10.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.2%), and residents who report Polish roots (8.7%), and some of the residents are also of Arab ancestry (8.6%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (8.6%), among others. In addition, 11.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Melvindale City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Arabic, Urdu (the national language of Pakistan) and South Asian languages.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Melvindale City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (84.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (12.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Melvindale 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Melvindale 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86

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Melvindale 0.101011101001110
Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

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MELVINDALE-NORTH ALLEN PARK SCHOOLS


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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Melvindale High School
18656 Prospect St
Melvindale, MI, 48122
09-12
Rogers Early Elementary School
5000 Shenandoah Ave
Allen Park, MI, 48101
KG-01
Allendale Elementary School
3201 Oakwood Blvd
Melvindale, MI, 48122
02-05
Julian O. Strong Middle School
3303 Oakwood Blvd
Melvindale, MI, 48122
06-08

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